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Jerry McDermott Appointed Norfolk County Sheriff
Governor Charlie Baker Monday announced the appointment of Jerry McDermott as Norfolk County Sheriff to serve out the remainder of former Sheriff Michael Bellotti’s term. With over 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors ranging from a Boston city councillor to co-founder of a Subst
What's Open On Christmas In Waltham 2018: Restaurants, Shops
WALTHAM, MA — Christmas is just around the corner. The holiday will be celebrated on a Tuesday this year, but a number of businesses will be closed in observance of the holiday. There will be a few open on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Here's a quick guide.
Baker taps former city councilor as Norfolk County sheriff
Governor Charlie Baker is tapping a former Boston councilor and aide to then-Senator Scott Brown to serve as Norfolk County sheriff, filling a role long held by a Democrat. Jerry McDermott, a Westwood resident who currently serves as chief of staff in the state agency responsible for managing state
Man Sells Fentanyl To Undercover Dedham Officer 4 Times: PD
DEDHAM, MA — A Dorchester man was arrested after police said he sold fentanyl to an undercover officer on four separate occasions. On Friday, police said Welfry Cabral, 19, sold undercover police cocaine and fentanyl. Police said they also seized over $3,100 in cash. The arrest was part of a month-l
Nurses from Puerto Rico assisted with finding work in western Massachusetts
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - Nurses who left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria struck last year will resume their careers in western Massachusetts. They gathered at the MassHire Holyoke Career Center on Tuesday afternoon. The nurses learned the process they'll need to follow before receiving their licens
More Than 1,700 Without Power In Cleveland Circle
BOSTON, MA — Hundreds of residents in the Cleveland Circle neighborhood of Brighton and near the border with Brookline were without power Monday night. Around 5 p.m. the lights went dark on Englewood Avenue at dozens of multi unit apartment buildings. More than 1,730 people reported were impacted, a
Citing police corruption, Suffolk DA drops prosecution of Sean Ellis in 1993 murder of Boston detective
Reversing course on a bid for a new trial, the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office said they’re ending the prosecution of Sean Ellis in a case involving the armed robbery and first-degree murder of a Boston police detective.
Framingham Fupa Bandit Gets Caught Stealing From Every House On Street While Ripping Newports, Proclaims Innocence Despite Recent Arrest For Eating Entire Bottle Of Klonopins In Front Of Police
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Police: Norfolk man pointed rifle at people parked near his home
NORFOLK – A Norfolk man is in jail after authorities say he threatened people with a rifle. Twenty-seven-year-old Caleb Henry was arrested Sunday evening. Norfolk Police say they were called to a disturbance near Henry’s home on South 16th Street.
Wanted In Waltham: Do You Recognize This Person?
WALTHAM, MA — Police released surveillance images of a person wanted for using a credit card stolen during a car break in the Lowell Street area at a business along Prospect Street.
Private citizens can file criminal charges in Massachusetts’ ‘secret’ courts
Priscilla Rodas believed the worst was behind her after she reported a violent road rage case that left her with a black eye and a facial fracture. After Brookline police arrived at the scene in September, they reviewed a security video of the altercation, and sought court approval for criminal char
Norfolk man arrested after threatening neighbors with rifle over parking space
NORFOLK, Neb. (KCAU) - Authorities arrested a Norfolk man Sunday night after he threatened his neighbors with a rifle over parking space. At around 8 p.m., December 16, Norfolk Police officers were called to the 200 block of south 16 Street after receiving reports of a male subject using a rifle to
Police: Intoxicated man damaged 24 cars in Cambridge
CAMBRIDGE, MASS. (WHDH) - A Bedford man was taken into custody after he allegedly damaged 24 cars in Cambridge Friday night. Officers responding to the area of Sciarappa Street around 10:45 p.m. learned that a man wearing a black jacket with a Santa hat hanging out of his back pocket had broken the
Roxbury man arrested in Georgia for June double-homicide
A 20-year-old Roxbury man was arrested Friday in Georgia on two counts of murder related to a June double-homicide in Brighton, according to Boston police. Nicholas Antoine was wanted on a felony warrant issued in Suffolk Superior Court following the killings of Wilfred Peters, 26, of Brighton, and
Tea thrown into harbor for anniversary of Boston Tea Party
BOSTON - Tea will once again be thrown into Boston Harbor to mark the 245th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. Sunday is the anniversary of the protest during which colonists protesting taxation without representation threw British tea into Boston Harbor in what is considered a pivotal event that
Bruins Wrap: Boston Drops Second Straight Game, Falls 4-2 To Sabres
There wasn’t exactly a lack of excitement at TD Garden on Sunday, but the result wasn’t what the home crowd hoped for. In a back-and-forth affair, it was the Buffalo Sabres beating the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Sunday night in an Atlantic Division tilt.
Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to spend Christmas together
The royal “fab four” -- Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle -- will spend Christmas Day together at Sandringham, Queen Elizabeth’s estate in Norfolk.
Watch Matt Damon return as Brett Kavanaugh on ‘Saturday Night Live’
Matt Damon pulled no punches during the cold open of “Saturday Night Live.” The Cambridge native kicked off his evening of hosting duties by reprising his role as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh during the show’s first sketch of the night.
Jason A. Charter, 37, of Norfolk
NORFOLK – Jason A. Charter, 37, of River Road passed away Saturday morning, December 15, 2018 with his family by his side. Jason was born November 9, 1981 in Manchester, New Hampshire, the son of Melvin and Debra (Eurto) Charter. He was a 2001 graduate of Norwood-Norfolk High School. He loved spendi
Daily Red Sox Links: Luxury Tax, Joe Kelly, London Series
The luxury tax payments came in and the Red Sox had to pay a whopping $12 million in taxes. In other words, they had to pay a little less than what they’re paying for their first base platoon. (NBC Sports Boston)